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Hood River, OR

97031

 

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DRIVING DIRECTIONS

 

From Portland

 

Take I-84 east (approx 60 miles)
Take Exit 63
Go left on 2nd Street

 

From The Dalles
 

Take I-84 west (approx 24 miles)
Take Exit 63
Go right on 2nd Street

CONTACT + FAQ'S

We look forward to hearing from you!

Stop by, say hello, give us a call or simple send us a message! We appreciate your feedback, and will try to respond quickly to your questions and concerns!

FAQs
 
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO LEARN WINDSURFING VS. KITEBOARDING?

Windsurf lessons will get you going in the water the first day, where as kiteboarding takes about 9-13 hours to fully feel comfortable to practice on your own time. Kiteboarding lessons are individual, where as windsurfing lessons can be done in a group. 

 

SHOULD I ARRIVE EARLY TO MY LESSON?

Yes, please come at least 5-10 minutes prior to your scheduled time. 

 

HOW SHOULD I COME PREPARED TO MY LESSON?

Come equipt with your bathing suit and smile, we will provide the gear, wetsuits, life jackets, booties and even sunscreen.

 

HOW FAR IN ADVANCE SHOULD I MAKE A RESERVATION?

Please try and make your reservation at least a couple days in advance. Keep in mind that weekends and holidays get booked quicker and additional reservation time may be needed.

 

WHERE CAN I CHECK THE WIND REPORT?

At thegorgeismygym.com

 

WHAT ARE YOUR PAYMENT POLICIES?

We accept all major credit cards and cash.

 

SAFTEY PROTOCOLS
Kiteboarding in The Columbia River Gorge has inherent risks that affect kiteboarders.  It is your responsibility to know the rules and be familiar with the safety procedures and protocols about kiteboarding in the Gorge.  If you have any questions, ask.

 

SCHOOL CERTIFICATION- KITEBOARDING
We are a PASA certified kiteboarding school.  Per the terms of our insurance and accreditation, we operate lessons in wind speeds of up to 30mph winds.  All classes scheduled with greater wind speeds will be cancelled, and a class will be canceled if the student is not comfortable with the conditions..​

 

POLICIES

RESERVATIONS
To reserve your lesson, credit card payment is required.
Walkups are not guaranteed a lesson during the busy days (weekends, mid-summer).

WEATHER CANCELLATIONS
If a lesson is cancelled because of weather conditions, we will re-schedule your lesson. Please keep in mind this is a weather dependent sport. For your convenience, please visit thegorgeismygym.com  and click on the Blog/Forecast tab, to check the wind report prior to your scheduled lesson.